Mississippi Power of Attorney Forms

The Mississippi Power of Attorney Forms are legal documents designed to allow one person, known as the Attorney-in-Fact or Agent, to act on behalf of another person, known as the Principal. While there are many variations on these agreements, some of them extremely specific, they usually cover financial or medical decisions.

Form Description Types

Mississippi Limited Power of Attorney Form

A Mississippi Limited Power of Attorney Form is designed to give the Attorney-in-Fact a single fixed power, usually to manage a particular aspect of the Principal’s life or to perform a specific action on behalf of the Principal. These are…Read more ›

Mississippi General Power of Attorney Form

A Mississippi General Power of Attorney Form is designed to let the Principal give their Attorney-in-Fact broad powers to manage their financial decisions. This includes, but is not limited to, giving gifts, managing investments, depositing or withdrawing from bank accounts…Read more ›

Mississippi Medical Power of Attorney Form

A Mississippi Medical Power of Attorney Form is the only form that can give an Attorney-in-Fact the power to make decisions about the Principal’s medical care. These agreements are usually governed separately from other Power of Attorney forms and thus…Read more ›

Mississippi Durable Power of Attorney Form

A Mississippi Durable Power of Attorney Form is designed to make sure an Attorney-in-Fact maintains their powers even after the Principal has been declared incapable of making their own decisions by a doctor. There are a variety of reasons a…Read more ›

What kind of form the Principal will need depends on what powers they want to surrender to the Attorney-in-Fact and what conditions the agreement will go into and remain in effect. The most common of these variations are Springing or Non-Springing, determining whether the agreement will go into effect immediately upon being signed or when the Principal is declared incapacitated, and Durable or Non-Durable, determining if the Attorney-in-Fact will retain their powers after the Principals incapacitated.

Mississippi Power of Attorney Law

  • Mississippi Code, Title 87, Chapter 3